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Narrating the visual in Shakespeare / Richard Meek.

  • Author

    Meek, Richard.,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Farnham : Ashgate, 2009.

  • Subject

    Narration (Rhetoric)

    Mimesis in literature

    Visualization in literature

    Visual perception in literature

    Imagery (Psychology) in literature

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Technique.

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  • ISBN

    9780754657750 (hbk.), 0754657752 (hbk.)

  • Language


  • Physical description

    222 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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General note: Includes essays on Venus and Adonis, The rape of Lucrece, Hamlet, King Lear and The winter's tale. UK-SuSCL Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Summary, etc: Richard Meek examines Shakespeare's fascination with the art of narrative and the visuality of language. He complicates our conception of Shakespeare as either a 'man of the theatre' or a 'literary dramatist', suggesting ways in which his works themselves debate the question of text versus performance. Target audience: Specialized.